The table below looks at the statistics for Electronic Trading skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Trading (eTrading)
Rank 204 202 228
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +26
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 227 247 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.07% 1.16% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.45% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 209 169
Average daily rate £625 £600 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £788
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £284 £350
% change year-on-year
+30.39% -18.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Electronic Trading
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17658 17038 17712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.38% 80.34% 80.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12589 12189 12162
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 200 245
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.39 £47.50 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Electronic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Electronic Trading Jobs Demand Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Histogram in London

Electronic Trading
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region.

Electronic Trading Hourly Rate Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronic Trading within the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +17 51 £600 -4.00% 26
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Electronic Trading
England

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Electronic Trading.

1 225 (46.49%) Front Office
1 225 (46.49%) Finance
2 198 (40.91%) Banking
3 184 (38.02%) Java
4 160 (33.06%) Linux
4 160 (33.06%) Low Latency
5 155 (32.02%) Unix
6 150 (30.99%) Investment Banking
7 149 (30.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 138 (28.51%) C#
8 138 (28.51%) SQL
9 136 (28.10%) Multithreading
10 134 (27.69%) C++
11 102 (21.07%) Analytical Skills
12 95 (19.63%) Fixed Income
13 88 (18.18%) WPF
14 76 (15.70%) FIX Protocol
15 75 (15.50%) Python
16 71 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
16 71 (14.67%) Software Engineering
17 70 (14.46%) Risk Management
18 67 (13.84%) Equities
19 62 (12.81%) SQL Server
20 60 (12.40%) SDLC
21 54 (11.16%) Market Making
22 53 (10.95%) .NET
22 53 (10.95%) ION Trading
23 50 (10.33%) Degree
24 48 (9.92%) Oracle
25 47 (9.71%) Project Management

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Electronic Trading. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (1.65%) Node.js
2 7 (1.45%) Oracle Coherence
3 5 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (0.62%) Apache
4 3 (0.62%) JBoss
4 3 (0.62%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.21%) Confluence
5 1 (0.21%) GemFire
5 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (0.62%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 45 (9.30%) ION MarketView
2 15 (3.10%) RMDS
3 5 (1.03%) Summit
4 1 (0.21%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.21%) Endur
4 1 (0.21%) Global One
4 1 (0.21%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.21%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (7.23%) Firewall
2 27 (5.58%) Multicast
2 27 (5.58%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.83%) DNS
3 4 (0.83%) Internet
4 3 (0.62%) LAN
4 3 (0.62%) VPN
4 3 (0.62%) WAN
5 1 (0.21%) SAN
5 1 (0.21%) Unicast
5 1 (0.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (12.81%) SQL Server
2 30 (6.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 30 (6.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (3.10%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.65%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.24%) KDB
6 5 (1.03%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.83%) OLAP
8 2 (0.41%) Big Data
8 2 (0.41%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.41%) DB2
9 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.21%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.21%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 24 (4.96%) JUnit
2 22 (4.55%) Eclipse
3 20 (4.13%) Gradle
4 16 (3.31%) Git (software)
5 11 (2.27%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.65%) JIRA
7 7 (1.45%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.24%) Subversion
9 5 (1.03%) NUnit
9 5 (1.03%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.83%) Maven
11 3 (0.62%) Axure RP
12 2 (0.41%) ClearQuest
12 2 (0.41%) Emacs
12 2 (0.41%) Hudson
12 2 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
13 1 (0.21%) ClearCase
General
1 225 (46.49%) Finance
1 225 (46.49%) Front Office
2 198 (40.91%) Banking
3 150 (30.99%) Investment Banking
4 22 (4.55%) Financial Institution
5 16 (3.31%) Back Office
6 4 (0.83%) Retail
6 4 (0.83%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.62%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.41%) Legal
8 2 (0.41%) Marketing
9 1 (0.21%) Advertising
9 1 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 275 (56.82%) Developer
2 105 (21.69%) Java Developer
3 79 (16.32%) C++ Developer
4 68 (14.05%) C# Developer
5 56 (11.57%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 53 (10.95%) Analyst
6 53 (10.95%) Senior Developer
7 47 (9.71%) Software Engineer
8 39 (8.06%) WPF Developer
9 37 (7.64%) C# WPF Developer
10 33 (6.82%) Business Analyst
11 30 (6.20%) Senior Java Developer
12 28 (5.79%) Project Manager
13 27 (5.58%) C# Developer - Commodities
14 25 (5.17%) Front Office Developer
15 24 (4.96%) C# Software Engineer
16 21 (4.34%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
16 21 (4.34%) Java Engineer
16 21 (4.34%) Java Software Engineer
17 20 (4.13%) Java Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (18.18%) WPF
2 76 (15.70%) FIX Protocol
3 53 (10.95%) .NET
4 35 (7.23%) Rendezvous
5 22 (4.55%) .NET Framework
5 22 (4.55%) HTML
6 20 (4.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 17 (3.51%) WinForms
8 16 (3.31%) HTML5
9 14 (2.89%) STL
9 14 (2.89%) XML
10 12 (2.48%) AngularJS
10 12 (2.48%) Reactive Extensions
11 9 (1.86%) Middleware
12 8 (1.65%) CSS
12 8 (1.65%) JMS
13 7 (1.45%) Ultra Messaging
14 5 (1.03%) TIBCO EMS
14 5 (1.03%) Web Services
14 5 (1.03%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 149 (30.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 102 (21.07%) Analytical Skills
3 95 (19.63%) Fixed Income
4 67 (13.84%) Equities
5 47 (9.71%) Computer Science
6 38 (7.85%) Derivative
7 26 (5.37%) Grid Computing
8 18 (3.72%) Mathematics
9 15 (3.10%) Fintech
9 15 (3.10%) User Experience
10 13 (2.69%) Hedge funds
11 12 (2.48%) Algorithms
11 12 (2.48%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 12 (2.48%) N-Tier
12 11 (2.27%) Data Structures
13 8 (1.65%) Eurex
14 7 (1.45%) Physics
15 5 (1.03%) Data Centre
15 5 (1.03%) Equity Derivative
16 4 (0.83%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 160 (33.06%) Linux
2 155 (32.02%) Unix
3 44 (9.09%) Windows
4 12 (2.48%) Solaris
5 6 (1.24%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.21%) SUSE
7 1 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (33.06%) Low Latency
2 136 (28.10%) Multithreading
3 71 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (14.67%) Software Engineering
4 70 (14.46%) Risk Management
5 60 (12.40%) SDLC
6 54 (11.16%) Market Making
7 47 (9.71%) Project Management
8 40 (8.26%) OO
9 35 (7.23%) Algorithmic Trading
10 30 (6.20%) Migration
11 29 (5.99%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (5.99%) E-Commerce
12 28 (5.79%) Functional Programming
12 28 (5.79%) Risk Analysis
12 28 (5.79%) TDD
13 26 (5.37%) Business Analysis
14 25 (5.17%) Release Management
15 23 (4.75%) DevOps
16 21 (4.34%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 184 (38.02%) Java
2 138 (28.51%) C#
2 138 (28.51%) SQL
3 134 (27.69%) C++
4 75 (15.50%) Python
5 34 (7.02%) Perl
6 30 (6.20%) JavaScript
7 26 (5.37%) C
8 24 (4.96%) Scala
9 12 (2.48%) Bash Shell
10 11 (2.27%) Shell Script
11 10 (2.07%) VBA
12 8 (1.65%) Korn
13 6 (1.24%) XAML
14 4 (0.83%) Assembly Language
14 4 (0.83%) C-shell
15 3 (0.62%) PHP
15 3 (0.62%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.62%) Ruby
15 3 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (10.33%) Degree
2 7 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (0.83%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.62%) ISEB
5 2 (0.41%) PhD
6 1 (0.21%) CBAP
6 1 (0.21%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.13%) QA
2 6 (1.24%) MiFID
3 4 (0.83%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.62%) EMIR
5 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 33 (6.82%) ITRS Geneos
2 11 (2.27%) Puppet
3 5 (1.03%) Nagios
4 2 (0.41%) Icinga
4 2 (0.41%) logstash
5 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 53 (10.95%) ION Trading
2 48 (9.92%) Oracle
3 45 (9.30%) TIBCO
4 37 (7.64%) Splunk
5 16 (3.31%) Reuters
5 16 (3.31%) Sybase
6 11 (2.27%) Bloomberg
6 11 (2.27%) Microsoft
7 9 (1.86%) Fidessa
8 7 (1.45%) Murex
9 6 (1.24%) Calypso
9 6 (1.24%) Tradeweb
9 6 (1.24%) Trayport
10 5 (1.03%) Citrix
10 5 (1.03%) Currenex
10 5 (1.03%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.83%) MarketAxess
11 4 (0.83%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.62%) eSpeed
12 3 (0.62%) Informatica
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